To explain the intricacies of computer networks and the key principles on how the data is exchanged between them Larry L. Peterson offers the fifth edition of Computer Networks:A system approach which quotes examples from the real world and a student's surroundings so that he/she can well comprehend the working of protocols and techniques used in networking. In a network where two or more computers are connected together, several communication protocols are at play and, therefore, its imperative for a student to understand their origin, algorithm so that at any time there is an emergent situation they can solve it and continue without breaking the communication channels. To best equip a student Peterson includes a number of chapters in the book which develop an approach in the student to understand the functioning of smaller components in a complex network system.
These units in the book ensure that networking students have exhaustive knowledge of topics including topics like security threat to network, the applications, wireless and P2P which makes them more confident in their approach to the subject. The topics in the latest edition offer vast coverage of latest developments and encourage innovation and research among young minds. To ensure that students have all their concepts cleared, Peterson also includes exercises, notes, etc. at the end of each topic so that a quick revision makes them positive.
The author of Computer Networks Larry Peterson is the Robert E. Kahn Professor of Computer Science, Emeritus at Princeton's Department of Computer Science. His widely acknowledged research on design and implementation of networked systems have received a very good reception among literary circles and appreciated by networking professionals who often look up to him for his excellence. To clear your concepts and strengthen your basics of computer networking one can shop online for this book and get it delivered right at your doorstep. This paperback book is listed online with the ISBN-10:9380501935 and ISBN-13:978-9380501932.